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Blink Charging Shares Fall, Despite Grant To Deploy Chargers

Updated: 27 Jul 2021

Blink Charging (NASDAQ: BLINK) shares are down on Tuesday despite the announcement that it has been awarded Phase 2 grants from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to deploy DC fast-charging stations.

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According to Blink, the 25 sites will feature a total of 52 DC fast chargers and will be located in high-traffic areas along Florida’s major interstate highways.

Phase 2 of the Florida DEP grants aims to develop a network of DC fast charging infrastructure across the state’s interstate highway system.

Florida made $16 million available for a total of 32 proposed sites, with a maximum grant award of $500,000 per site. Blink was awarded nearly 80% of all available sites, bringing the total grant award to $12.5 million.

We are honored to have been awarded the majority of the Florida sites for DC fast charger deployments and to help our home state further bolster its reputation as a leader in EV adoption,” commented Michael D Farkas, Founder & CEO of Blink Charging.

The company's shares have fallen 4.09% to $31.69 so far on Tuesday.

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